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Ghazal games : poems

Author: Roger Sedarat
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As an Iranian American poet, Roger Sedarat fuses Western and Eastern traditions to reinvent the classicalPersian form of the ghazal. For its humor as well as its spirituality, the poems in this collection can perhapsbest be described as "Wallace Stevens meets Rumi." Perhaps most striking is the poet's use of the ancient ghazal form in the tradition of the classical masters like Hafez and Rumi to politically  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sedarat, Roger, 1971-
Ghazal games.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011016090
(OCoLC)694395344
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Sedarat
ISBN: 9780821443750 0821443755
OCLC Number: 733290968
Description: 1 online resource (x, 71 pages)
Responsibility: Roger Sedarat.

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As an Iranian American poet, the author fuses Western and Eastern traditions to reinvent the classical Persian form of the ghazal. He uses the ancient ghazal form in the tradition of the classical  Read more...

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